By Z'ev ben Shimon Halevi
The Toledano line of Kabbalah has its roots in medieval Spain the place the 3 branches of the Abrahamic revelation met in a civilised cosmopolitan surroundings. Then the Kabbalah caused an esoteric fusion of faith and philosophy. In our time we relate its old theories and practices to trendy psychology, technology and art.
The hallmark of the Toledano line is Jacob’s Ladder, a metaphysical scheme of 4 interlocking Worlds that originate within the primordial Tree of lifestyles. This diagram of Divine ideas, paths and triads is the main to comprehending the plan of lifestyles and our half in it.
Z'ev ben Shimon Halevi is the Hebrew identify of Warren Kenton. He was once born in 1933 right into a Sefardi Jewish Levite family members in England. He was once expert at St Martin's tuition of paintings and the Royal Academy, the place he used to be taught to determine past the most obvious. This bought wisdom led him to review the esoteric and Kabbalah, the Jewish mystical culture. Out of this got here visits to its historical and medieval religious centres in Europe, North Africa and Israel. on the grounds that 1970 he has taught teams worldwide, based the foreign Kabbalah Society and written fifteen books which are now in fifteen languages, together with Russian, jap and Hebrew. He has fraternal connections with different non secular traditions and is a Fellow of the Temenos Academy in London the place he lives and works.
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Adam and the Kabbalistic Trees by Z'ev ben Shimon Halevi